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is the story with chicago? truly as bad as detroit or heading in that direction? >> economically not as bad a viable global city but their budget is a mess. $3 billion in taxes they collect, this year is the need to a $415 million for pensions and that is going to $1 billion in a year. this release the projection, that would be the third tax collection going in to pensions. this is something the state is mandating and they don't know how they can pay that. lori: you mentioned chicago economically in better shape. look at the baseball game where all those people to do a rod, more about that this afternoon but the underlying economy of chicago seems to have some growth potential. >> the economy there is okay and. nobody is really flying in this economy but here is the point, has not been economically declining of the way detroit is but their pension obligations are, their pension system is in worse shape than detroit's, detroit's system is considered an argument how well funded it is but they have four pension systems in chicago, one of them is only 25% funded and the other one is only 38% fu
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at detroit. it is essentially bankrupt. that was really the hub of american manufacturing. does that show, what they did, we can talk about policy issues, what make as good or a bad manufacturing environment. is the fact that detroit is doing poorly any reflection on manufacturing at all in the u.s.? >> the story has changed. we tell the history of manufacturing when it was. 50% of the world's manufacturing base. what is the story of manufacturing today? what is going on with companies trying to compete in a global economy? we don't shy away from that in the movie. we tell the companies, small companies, large companies, competing, making things here still today. the truth it has changed. david: vince i look at two cities. i look at detroit. detroit has highest tax rate and regulations than any other city in michigan, any other citizen. it has the worst public services. what it tells me more government is not the solution to this. you have to get government out of the way, and lower taxes. they hired bad mayors a lot of whom are in jail. they raised taxes and regulations. is there a messa
a lawsuit in court. that is my guess. charles: take it away. not happy with the detroit bankruptcy filing. they need to speak up today or hold their peace. holding back financial aid to egypt. do we need to cut off all of the money going to that country? a raspberry instead of blackberry. the movie about steve jobs came in second at the box office over the weekend. listen to this. some wood off to lease themselves rather than till death do us part. ♪ connell: off to a good start. raspberry instead of apple. we have to rush to the news here. dagen: eckerd over the weekend. we have it all covered. connell: first the markets. last week was a rough week for stock markets. >> the dow was down 2.1% last week. the worst week for the dow and more than a year. they spoke in apple shares. it is kind of casting over the market a little bit. retail continues a little bit. they reported their numbers for the quarter. very convenient that dollar general got an upgrade today. that stock is up. dagen: deadline day today in detroit. connell: let's bring in jason riley. they are saying is detroit really
points lower than june. detroit emergency manager apologizing after calling some of the city residents those names. and the nfl hit with another concussion lawsuit. 83 former players led by pro-bowlers. they say they are suffering long-term effects from brain injuries sustained during their playing days. and we're watching the market this hour of "markets now." ♪ connell: those headlines show you there is a lot going on-9 today. we will get to the mess in egypt in just a moment, but first, our market today with the selloff, seeing the biggest decline in a couple of months. nicole petallides starts us off on the floor of the new york stock exchange. nicole: you are absolutely right. the lowest point, the biggest move to the downside since june 20. down about 1.5% right now. back on june 20 the dow dropped over 2%, this is the biggest moving percentage terms since that time. you have a couple of names that are weighing on the do dow jones industrial, better-than-expected economic news. walmart and kohls are two names we are following closely. as well as cisco systems. walmart higher p
, that will be the best one. that will be a fascinating interview. >>> detroit ace bankruptcy just last month made it the largest u.s. city to go bust but that will look like nothing if chicago goes under as well? really? so could the the windy city be e next detroit? jeff flock tells us why investors should be concerned. ♪ [ lighter flicking ] [ male announcer ] you've reached the age whe giving up isn't who you are. ♪ this is the age of knowing how to make things happen. so, why let erectile dysfunction get in your way? talk to your doctor about viagra. 20 million men already have. ask your doctor if your heart is healthy enough for sex. do not take viagra if you take nitrates for chest pain; it may cause an unsafe drop in blood pressure. side effects include headache, flushing, upset stomach, and abnormal vision. to avoid long-term injury, seek immediate medical help for an erection lasting more than four hours. stop taking viagra and call your doctor right away if you experience a sudden decrease or loss in vision or hearing. this is the age of taking action. viagra. talk to your doctor. l
may be bad for this man, michael dell. cheryl: plus, is new york city headed the same way as detroit? we're going to dig into the rising concerns over the big apple's fiscal health. david: we want to hear from you as well about today's action, do you believe today's market slide will cause the fed to delay its tapering? they're so concerned about market action these days. is that what's driving the fed? your answers, log on to, let us know what you think. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer] surprise -- you're having triplets. [ babies crying ] surprise -- your house was built on an ancient burial ground. [ ghosts moaning ] surprise -- your car needs a new transmission. [ coyote howls ] how about no more surprises? now you can get all the onli trading tools you need without any surprise fees. ♪ it's not rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. it's just common sense. we replaced people with a machine.r, what? customers didn't like it. so why do banks do it? hello? hello?! if your bank doesn't leyou talk to a real person 24/7, you need an ally. hell
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detroit going bankrupt, mustafmustafa. what kind of effect do you think detroit going bankrupt will have on the industry? >> very little. detroit as a city is quite separate, you know, from the auto industry itself. all three of the detroit-based companies are global companies and, you know, much of our sales are obviously outside detroit in the states and around the world. so the direct impact on the industry will be quite, you know, minimal, but the people that work for gm live in detroit and obviously that's an area of concern for us, but, you know, from the perspective of auto sales and the performance of the industry and its employment, you'll not see much of the impact if any. >> we'll leave it there. thank you so much. we'll see you soon. >>> coming up next, what does the earnings report mean for ben bernanke. former fed governor randall kroszner will give us his take. >>> then he was once the richest man. iky batista has lost some $33 billion in 16 months. we'll find out what happened. >>> then millions of time warner customers are less than an hour away from losing all cbs progr
, of course, his appeal. the biggest names on the list of 12, as you call it, jhonny peralta of the detroit tigers, that's big. the starting shortstop for the tigers. and, by the way, they are leading the a.l. central leader. nelson cruz, all-star player for the texas rangers. but everybody trumped by alex rodriguez, highest paid player in major league baseball, suspended for all of this year and next year. still owed $86 million by the yankees in the remainder of his contract, and what makes this story have a little more sizzle on this day, is the yankees are playing in chicago this evening. a. rod is expected to take the field for the yankees unless we hear otherwise this evening in chicago. we'll have more on this story for the remainder -- throughout the remainder of this program and the "closing bell" at 4:00. but let's get back to our discussion with the market guests, as we focus on this monday in august on wall street. again, josh brown was with us, as is rick santelli, kyle harrington, and anton bear from up capital. anton, to you, what do you make of where we are in the market? wh
to take advantage of that. today, the final day for organizations to file objections to detroit's bankruptcy filings. they must find that the city is insolvent and has negotiated in good place with creditors. if detroit is deemed eligible, it will be the biggest case in u.s. history. lori: in the meantime, president obama getting back to business. meeting with financial regulators about implementing dodd-frank peter barnes has the very latest. peter: that is just one of the latest things he has on his plate. very busy with things like egypt and syria. the president would like to keep the focus on jobs and the economy. foreign-policy issues may not let him do that. he goes on a two were later this week. congress is out on its regular august recess. he has a megaphone right now and he needs to use it while he can. >> every president in their second term, lame ducks get closer every day. the president is walking a fine line of where he is in that timeline. peter: the end of the fiscal year is september 30. they have not worked out a deal to fund the government. they are looking at
francisco, atlanta, even detroit. bucking that trend are the not so hot markets in orange, cleveland, even wr -- where i am in new york. we have been asking you how much does your confidence in the economy effect your spending habits samantha says . . . joe like a lot of you agrees with samantha . . . tell me what you think by tweeting me @ali velshi, or leave us a comment on facebook. let's get back to one of the biggest influences on how you feel on the economy. and that is your home. the influential s&p, case schiller index is showing a decline on how fast home prices are rising. i want to explain that what means, and there's no better to do that than one of the men who's name is on that index. he is a best-selling author, and correctly predicted the housing market collapse. professor schiller thank you for being with us. i have tried as i often do to interpret the report. give me a grade. how did i do professor? >> well, pretty good. i think it's hard to interpret markets that are basically speculative. they don't tie up necessarily one to one with the confidence indexes. >> yeah, and
of the texas rangers. a big one as well. jhonny peralta, detroit tigers. a great job. another name you have to look out for. could impact the team. and then everth cabrera. another up and coming, all-star caliber player, another guy that could be on the list. several others on the list. what people need to remember, these are the big names that could impact pennant races now. >> let's talk how many game suspensions, what are you hearing? >> could be basically remainder of the regular season. they want to get these done. if any of the teams make the playoffs, major league baseball wants the guys eligible for the post season. or maybe the teams want them to be able to come back and play in the toast season. it's important that they try to get the suspensions handed down. ryan braun was 65 games. regular season. post season. nelson cruz, a guy they want to get back. jhonny peralta, they want to get him back. >> tell us about the teams that will be hurt right now. >> the rangers, if texas loses nelson cruz. the team's struggled since losing josh hamilton to free agency. the yankees -- any third
. in detroit, it's speak now or forever hold your peace. today is the deadline for written objections to detroit's bankruptcy filing. wdiv's rod maloney is in the motor city with what's on the line. rod, good to have you. >> reporter: thank you, maria. i'm glad to be here. you know, it's one of the things where tonight at midnight, anybody who objects to the bankruptcy filing by the city has to do that. so, in fact, this morning, a large group of detroiters got together out in front of the bankruptcy court here, from the national action network, reverend al sharpton organization, and they started out filling paperwork and submitted it to the bankruptcy court today. it showed up in the filing. along with them were a lot of other creditors looking to try and derail this process. and what many people don't understand about municipal bankruptcy is that you can't just file and then you are in bankruptcy. it is a qualification process. and so, what they're doing here is they're making their objections known to the judge, telling him that they don't think this is a right or constitutional pr
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have to ask you about detroit yo city -- company fond of the city you have a bright shiny new buildings so what does detroit we do to make it out of the bankruptcy? >> there's been a lot of great things hpening and we have been involved with that over e last two or three years to invest in the city. private investment is that the all-time high. that is certainly difficul but it is long overdue that this happened so we have to address the problems of this city in the bankruptcy is difficult but it is giving us the opportunity to deal with legacy issues to come out the other side. we have to get through the bankruptcy process and that will take time but as we look at this we're bullish on the straight that they have great balance and great infrastructure to have our renaissance like it deserves gerri: great's information we appreciate you coming on. , back. >> my pleasure. i am happy to come back. gerri: a lot still to come how to turn your part-time job into full-time and the they are sendi your kid to college but what about loans for day care? i am not kidding. we will talkbou
on the wall. first detroit, next chicago? a billion dollar budget shortfall by 2015. what's next for chicago? we'll deal with them next. ♪ announcer: where can an investor be a name and not a number? scottrade. ron: i'm never alone with scottrade. i n always call or stop by my local office. they're nearby and ready to help. so when i have questions, i can talk to someone who knows exactly how i trade. because i don't trade like everybody. i trade like me. that's why i'm with scottrade. announcer: scottrade- proud to be ranked "best overall client experience." >> this is a very low volume wednesday in the first part of august and the market is down 57 points. how about the price of gold? fell below he 1300 recently and still below 1300. 1283 is the quote now. dead flat. look at disney. it is the biggest loser on the dow, why? well, losses from its flop film. lone ranger is hurting them. plus, disney is coming off a high and it's down near 3%. i've got troubling news on chicago's financial problems, the city is predicting a $1 billion shortfall by 2015. john tillman from the illinois policy
at the rise of twit we are the company's co-founder in just a couple minutes. >>> plus, is the detroit bankruptcy just the beginning? we'll take a look at state and local governments to see who might be the next bankruptcy and where it might be coming. is your city next? >>> first up, as we told you a few moments ago, the president cancelling a summit with vl vladimir putin over the treatment of edward snowden. eamon javers is live in washington with the latest. >> carl, just within the past few minutes or so, the white house has put out a statement saying that the president now that he's got some time to kill while he's over in europe is going to visit sweden which the white house calls a close friend and partner and obvious jab at russia. the white house saying this morning that the president is not going to participate in this planned summit with vladimir putin, the russian president. he is, however, going to go to the g-20, that's in st. petersburg, russia. he's not going to have that moscow meeting with put putin, however. among the reasons was the decision to give edward snowden
pleasure. lori: gerri willis will talk with bill emerson from detroit. he runs the long largest online mortgage lender. "the willis report," 6:00 and 9:00 p.m. adam: americans can't get enough of "sharknado." the campy movie is twitter sensation, so much so sci-fi launch ad contest to name the sequel. after 5000 title submissions, the winner is, are you ready for this? "sharknado" 2 the second one. look out shark fans, a storm is coming to your tv next summer. lori: can't put your finger on why, but that movie is an absolute sensation. adam: like the old american international films from the '60s that they used to run on tv, sci-fi films real low budget and made no sense and they make a gazillion dollars. with all the sharks and agents in los angeles, you would think sharks would be out there. lori: there was a shark on the subway in new york. that was little scary. adam: picture of kids found it on the beach and took it on the n train i think. lori: absolutely. more on "sharknado." when sleeping on the job might be a good thing. a company that has employees living and working together
games in the ongoing investigation, and among those, texas rangers right fielder cruz, detroit shortstop, and still no word on yankee's star alex rodriguez. adam: embassies authorized to open by the state department after they were closed sunday because of a threat from al-qaeda. nineteen posts, however, remain closed as a result of what the state department calls an exercise of caution. back in the united states, no suggestion that new york city faces a direct threat. the nypd made no changes, even as the department of homeland security beefs up its presence at airports and train stations. fox news middle east and terrorism analyst joining us with the latest development. i got to let you know, i'm going to bring something into the discussion, you know, the price of oil is actually falling right now, indicating that at least investors don't seem as concerned as the u.s. government. is this a false alarm? i mean, we have members of congress saying it was a cred l -- credible threat. >> look, the financial world is always concerned about the financial root, the financial structures, so if
of the things i want to talk to him about, the detroit store, everyone is running from detroit, whole foods runs to detroit. what a great american company. >> you do forget, i think, seven, what is it, we say 75, some of these stores are more than a decade old, jim. >> the new stores are doing exactly what they want and that's still remarkable growth. chicago po chipotle and starbucks, a pantheon of people behind the scenes and they all talk to each other and whole foods needs to do a credible infinity program not unlike what starbucks has, they'll do it. but this quarter there was a guy that said, listen, i was at your -- really kind of funny. a new guy, identify was at your des moines store and that was not a good store. they come right back, have you been to our, mentioned the oxnard store. there was such an timothy, it's not like they are idiots. they're the best operators there is! and the people were, like, you know, slamming them, will you give me a break! give me a break! >> okay, i will. i'm happy to give you a break when you want one. >> thank you. i felt there was a lack of respect on
today. lennar ended higher and rye lend, dr horton closed lower. >>> an update on detroit's bankruptcy. the federal judge presiding over the biggest bankruptcy filing in u.s. history order add mediator to handle negotiations with the city's unions and two largest pension funds. the idea is to save money on litigation against the city and speed up a resolution of this historic bankruptcy. >>> turning now to egypt. another day of violence and bloodshed as the military police continue their assault on supporters of oust the president mohamed morsi. from cairo, we have more. >> reporter: a very tense cairo here tonight as supporters of ousted president mohamed morsi continue to clash with security forces, not just here in cairo but across the country. it started after the protesters called for a million-man march, a friday of rage after friday prayers, and that did materialize. what happened around the square area and also some of the bridges, a lot of people have been killed. the images we've seen are very disturbing, very bloody images and mass gunmen in operation with ak-47s entrenching
make of this? worried about the road ahead, auto critic with the detroit free press joining us from michigan, good to see you. i did not intend to make a car related pun about driving. a lot of this is in a pickup trucks and larger vehicles. are you worried these automakers are making the same a stake they did in the 90s? it blew up in their face. >> not really. the increase in pickup trucks is due to a lot of businesses stocking up again because they think the economy is getting better and many as you thes we see our smaller than the vehicles that existed in 90s and more fuel efficient. the problem is when car and suv sales get out of whack and you are making your money on huge vehicles and losing money on cars that doesn't seem to be the case. the ford fiesta is up 90% in july versus last year which was a stunning number. dagen: we should really celebrate these automakers and rejoice in effect these sales are so good and the quality of these vehicles is so good. you get in any small american sedan these days and even in many cases it is superior to what you would buy in japan or f
? >> eric, i know you're joining us from detroit. a quick question regarding the sales for you guys, up more than 11%. but when you take a look at where trucks were, the real engine of your growth. are you seeing strength in one particular area of truck sales around the country, or is it pretty much across the board? >> it's pretty much across the board, phil. we are seeing some strength in some of the hotter housing markets, such as in california, new york and places like miami, but we're seeing truck strength really across the board. there really aren't any regions across the country that are down on trucks right now. >> while your truck sales were up 22.6%, i want to talk about the fusion, which is your top-selling car. sales down 12%. i know you were supply constrained because you were ramping up production at your flat rock assembly plant, but it brings up the question, did you leave some sales on the table last month? >> well, certainly if we had more inventory on some of our key vehicles like the fusion, we probably could have done even a little better than what we did on the retail s
's creating a lot of buying opportunities. >> texas isn't detroit. but does detroit have any impact on what was happening with that muni bond? >> i think it is, it is scarying investors. it's very tough to be a retail investor in a lot of these markets right now. because you don't have the visibility. you mentioned the detroit situation. that's going to be interesting. the thing that's going on in california also, there is a lot of things set about who has priority in these cases. >> are you talking specifically the town considering taking back through em90 domain? >> that's not really what i'm talking about. it's more about the fight between the pensioners and the hoerlsd and the rest of the players in these situations. >> it could happen on a federal level. you are talking a 30-year bond. it's a long time to hold out. >> definitely. at 10%. that's a crazy number. so the that any sort of normalization of these markets will see those, a nice inflation and total return in a i'm in like that. so we like those things. there are more and more of those popping up on our radar screen every
and more than half of the company's 1.3 million u.s. employees are on its health care plans. >>> in detroit a federal judge moved up the a hearing on the city's eligibility for bankruptcy. instead of october 23rd, egin on september 18 to determine whether detroit is insolvent and if the city negotiated in good faith with its creditors. >>> texas is home to four out of top five cities for u.s. business. baltimore was fourth and hughes to infifth. rankings are based on growth rates, local taxes and regulations. >>> that's the latest from the fox business network, giving you the power to prosper. lori: who wants to intentionally step on broken glass when you go to the beach? well some florida beach communities are actually talking about putting it in the sand. joining me now from miami beach is fox's phil keating. hi, phil. >> hi, there. down here in florida, sand is is like gold. it draws millions of tourists every year which contributes $70 billion to the state's economy. believe it or not because of erosion constant along the coastline, you can see it with the three or four foot drop down t
-free municipal bond, but does detroit give you cause for concern? and other cities across the country that are in similar condition? >> well, i wouldn't touch the cities. you've got to do your homework. so, cities, whether it is harrisburg or detroit or stockton, california, they're are a number of cities you've got to get under the hood and look at the credits but if you look at the highest grade, quality tax-free bond today, they're out there with the yields between 4 and 5% and they're not city credits. they're not detroit's. when that analysis is done, at our present tax structure the taxable equivalent yield is about nine. where are you going to get nine in a liquid investment of very high credit quality? i don't see very much of it. so we shifted allocation to tax-free bond. ashley: very good. do your homework. always good advice. david kotok, thank you so much for joining us. we appreciate it. >> thank you. lori: let's take a specific look at the market because the gains thus far are evaporating slightly. lauren simonetti joins us from the floor of the stock exchange. you're wa
are from the same hymn sheet. i do want to talk about how new york could become detroit, this would be the first giant step toward it. stuart: if i were voting, it would be christine quinn amazing enough. at least she would keep charter schools going. charles: exactly. stuart: this guy built a company from the ground up. a real american success story. london liquidators. talking to ceo, tom sullivan. one of charles payne favorite picks. mr. sullivan is coming up. ♪ make it happen with the all-new fidelity active trader pro. it's one more innovative reason serious investors are choosing fidelity. get 200 free trades when you start using active trader pro today. then you'll know how uncomfortable it can be. [ crickets chirping ] but did you know that the lack of saliva can also lead to tooth decay and bad breath? [ exhales deeply ] [ male announcer ] well there is biotene. specially formulated with moisturizers and lubricants, biotene can provide soothing relief and it helps keep your mouth healthy, too. [ applause ] biotene -- for people who suffer from dry mouth. folks have suffer
with more from detroit. >> there are tens of thousands of abandoned homes like this one across the city. that has led to increases in crime, decreases in property value and a drain on precious city dollars. the goal of the new initiative is to take these abandoned homes and in turn, decrease foreclosures, rebuild neighborhoods by making them look like this. >> stay away and will be shot. sounds like a common sight in neighborhoods all across the motor city where there are more than 78,000 abandoned homes, most of them fall out from the housing crisis. morrison 30 of those are on robert couch's small street and are magnets for swatters, scrapper's and criminals. >> let the community down, it is no community, we do what we can put neighbors can't do it by themselves. >> help is on the way in the form of wrecking balls and dump trucks. in a first of its kind program michigan is taking on detroit's foreclosure crisis and attempting to stabilize its neighborhood by demolishing 4,000 abandoned homes across the city calling it the largest ef history. >> by eliminating the blight in a neighbor
of civilizations that have gotten into trouble. in detroit, people are wondering, do we have the same problems that crop up here? >> we are. we can fix them. basically what happens to a great power when it stumbles, its politics don't keep up with economics. it was true in rome and china, otoman empire. true today, our problem is the debt crisis. >> the debt crisis and some people would say entitlements. you have to look at that. republicans are saying that. >> at the federal level. itself the core of it. the nation is on an unsustainable path. with key fix this. we request get our mojo back, growth back, tomorrow, not today. >> what do we have to do? >> we need to get on a glide path to slow entitlement programs and bring down government spending and debt overtime. with decan do it in a way that's aggressive or gradual. we have to start now. >> i look at what was happening in detroit. is this a situation when you don't take action, this is where you wind up? are there other municipalities set up in a similar way or is detroit unique because of the huge numbers of people who have left? >> well
the challenges in front of detroit. >> yes, that was really good. that was really good. >> very nice work. >>> speaking of the consumer, kelly evans talked about it on the i yesterday. >> morning, yeah. >> not your father's volatility is the joking reference here but, in fact, there's quite a bit of important things happening below the surface. gdp report which showed 2.5% growth, critical. what we need to see is that kind of performance repeated in the second half of the year to support interest rates at these levels. look at what's been happening with regard to where we've seen more of the action lately. not in the stock market so much, and we can see the narrow trading ranges we've been in. the vix hasn't gone anywhere. the story is about the volatility, guys, in the bond market. there's a term for this that the fed uses and has been focused on lately. it's called term premium. the fact that we've moved on the ten year. the key interest rate which determines everything from mortgages to speaking the cost of finance across the economy, the fact that that's gone from below 1.7% to almost
, sue. >> some welcome news today for bankrupt detroit. ford is ramping up production at its flat rock assembly plant just north of that city. phil bowsen is in flat rock where he talked to ceo alan mulally just a little bit ago. hi, phil. >> hi, sue. we're here at the flat rock assembly line as fusions and mustangs are rolling off the line. they'll be building both those models here, adding to the fusion production here. this is a big deal for ford. previously the fusion was built exclusively at its plant in mexico. ford was running tight on supplies, so it said, you know what? let's bring fusion production back here to flat rock, which is just south of detroit, and as a result they've added 1400 jobs, the second shift here. keep in mind half of ford's u.s. plant are now running three shifts. for the ford production, this is critical because you're looking at the best-selling car ford makes and the best-selling u.s. brand car. if you take a look at the top-selling cars this year, the fusion is number 6, and that's mainly because it's constrained by supply. it's nipping at the heels of
were the big drivers last month. general motors topped detroit's big three in sales growth with a 16% increase and as you can see they are ford and chrysler posed sales increases of 11%. >> and ford motors in the meantime agreed to pay a top fine to settle a fight. ford will pay the government 7.35 million to settle allegations it was slow to recall nearly a half million ford escapes last year to fix sticking gas peddles. ford knew about the problem, back in may of 2011 but failed to take action until the agency began the investigation a year later. >>> the billionaire investor carl icon is suing dell in an attempt to stop proposed rule changes for tomorrow's scheduled shareholder vote on michael dell's 24 billion-dollar off. it is aimed at stopping dell from rescheduling the vote and changing the record date. mr. icon believes changing the record date could color the outlook outcome but letting more recent shareholders vote. >>> the international trade commission is delaying the decision until august 9th whether to ban certain samsung phones. commission ruled apple violated some sam
the metal in detroit-area warehouses. the lawsuit claims hoarding drove up prices. a jp morgan spokesman tells bloomberg the suit has no merit. goldman sachs agrees and plans a vigorous fight. goldman sachs was sued on similar charges august 1st. jpm recently revealed plans to exit owning and trading commodities. a-rod's appeal has eroded, according to marketing executives. it happened to tiger woods, lance armstrong and a list of other athletes who fell from the pedestal they were placed upon after a variety of missteps - in alex rodriguez's case, major league baseball's 211-game suspension, which he is appealing, for involvement in the biogenisis performance-enhancing drugs scandal. "i think there is more of a risk for companies to identify with an individual athlete. if they do something wrong, your brand goes down with them. i think what you're likely to see are more 'group' sponsorships, similar to the 'gillette young guns' or the coca-cola's 'family of drivers' in nascar. that seems safer to me." adler says look for fewer mega- deals for individual athletes, and corporate sponsorsh
, you might be surprised to hear how detroit handled a $1 million check like chump change. we'll tell you more. that's coming up after the break. [ male announcer ] i've seen incredible things. otherworldly things. but there are some things i've never seen before. this ge jet engine can understand 5,000 data samples per second. which is good for business. because planes use less fuel, spend less time on the ground and more time in the air. suddenly, faraway places don't seem so...far away. ♪ >>> and these are your headlines. u.s. authorities are reportedly set to arrest two former jpmorgan employees allegedly tied to the london whale losses. >>> japan's economy grows less than expected in the second quarter, casting doubt over plans for a sales tax hike. >>> prudential ceo tells cnbc he's still confident on asia after posting a 22% surge in group operating profits. >>> i just want to bring you some flashes from the german finance ministry. it is not aware of a new document on greece. now, this comes hot on the heels of the reports in a german magazine saying bundesbank is preparing
dakota has the lowest at just 3%. >>> today was deadline day in detroit for creditors to file objections to the city's filing for chapter 9 bankruptcy protection, and dozens of creditors did just that. most of the earliest objections came from individual retirees worried about their pensions and benefits. the largest creditors in the case plan to file a joint objection. >>> more violence in egypt today. the death toll is now more than 1,000. since protests against the ousted islamist president mohamed morsi erupted last week. now a court ruled to release another ex-president, mubarak. that could trigger more unrest. here is the latest from cairo. >> reporter: it's been another turbulent 24 hours for egypt. starting off with violence in the northern part of the sinai peninsula where we understand that 25 police were ambushed and executed with a machine gun. three of them remain critically injured. that comes off the back of an attempted prison break, we understand from the egyptian ministry of interior, where 36 supporters of president mohamed morsi were killed. the violence is likely to
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